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Re: 9.1.0 : netinst : installs well, but useless after firstboot




On Fri 06 Oct 2017 at 13:34:55 +0530, Mayuresh Kathe wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 06:03:24PM +1100, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> > 
> > Are you sure? You may be right - but double check to make sure...
> 
> yes, i am very sure. double checked. the interface wlo1 exists.
>  
> there's a procedure mentioned in the wiki which shows how to setup
> wifi via wpa_supplicant through modifications to the file;
> /etc/network/interfaces
> 
> it's now working, but not automatically coming up, i still have to
> manually issue 'ifup wlo1' in spite of having mentioned "auto" in
> the configuration file for the "wlo1" interface.
> off to check on that now, but if someone has any advice, please do
> share, it would be most welcome. :)
> 
> it kind-a sucks that the debian installer accepts all the wifi
> parameters, activates the network only during installation and
> then does not include that information for post install work.
> atleast provide an option during the installation to accept the
> parameters and have them persist after the installation is done.

What DE did you install from the installer?

-- 
Brian.